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Trenton, New Jersey Window Replacement

Last updated on 01/06/2022

Trenton window replacement costs will vary from one provider to the next, so it's worth your time to compare quotes from several of the leading contractors in the capital city of New Jersey. Window replacement is one of the most valuable investments you can make in your Trenton property. Take time to interview several professionals and request estimates on the costs of buying and installing New Jersey replacement window units to get quality results at a competitive price.

Homeowners in Trenton enjoy relatively mild winters compared to some of the neighboring regions in the Northeast. The city's location near the Atlantic Ocean keeps the local climate in Trenton at a moderate level. In the winter, temperatures may fall below freezing, but they rarely fall below zero. In the summer, temperatures higher than 100 are uncommon. No matter where you make your home in this diverse city, Trenton window replacement products can make your house more energy efficient and temperate all year round.

Trenton New Jersey Replacement Windows

Finding a Window Replacement Contractor

Compared to the cost of installing completely new windows in your NJ home, Trenton window replacement is generally quite affordable. With window replacement, a new assembly is fitted into the old frames, improving your home's insulation and appearance within a fairly short time. Homeowners with basic carpentry skills and a knowledge of waterproofing and insulation may install their own replacement products. However, many homeowners prefer to hire a qualified Trenton contractor to take on this important home improvement project.

When you're choosing a window replacement contractor, look for a team that's been in business in New Jersey for a substantial period of time. The longer a contractor has been in operation, the more experience they will have with the Trenton climate. An established company will also have established a set of customers who can serve as references. A Trenton builders association or consumer protection agency may be able to advise you of any complaints against the company. Be wary of contractors who don't have a permanent phone or place of business.

When you talk to a NJ contractor's references, ask them whether they were satisfied with the job, whether the work was completed in a timely manner and whether the contractors left their property clean and safe. Ask about the original estimate that the homeowner received and whether it matched the final quote for the job. Finally, ask the company's reference whether they would hire this Trenton window replacement contractor for additional work in the future.

Before you hire a Trenton window replacement professional, ask your NJ building department about licensing requirements in New Jersey. The contractor you hire may require a home improvement or construction supervisor license. Ask a prospective contractor whether he or she is a member of any trade associations and whether he or she carries liability insurance. The Trenton window replacement contractor you choose should have adequate coverage in case any injuries or damages occur during the job.

Choosing Energy Efficient Glass

Without special glazing treatments to make glass more energy efficient or light resistant, glass alone does not provide much protection against cold, heat or light. When you choose Trenton window replacement products, the type of glass you select should reflect your household's energy requirements and your interior lighting needs. A Trenton window replacement brand professional can guide you through the different types of glazing treatment and help you choose the best glass for your home.

Low emissivity, or low E, coatings can modulate the interior temperature of your home by deflecting light to the interior or the exterior of the building, depending on the climate conditions. Low E coatings consist of a microscopic layer of a metallic oxide substance, which is invisible to the eye yet provides valuable benefits to homeowners. With a double or triple paned window, low E coating can reflect light away from the house in warm temperatures, and draw heat into the house during the winter months.

Although untreated glass itself doesn't offer adequate insulation, a double or triple paned produce with energy efficient coating can enhance your home's energy efficiently considerably. Multi paned glass consists of more than one layer of glass enclosing a layer of air or gas. Together, these layers provide additional protection against heat loss or solar heat gain, creating a more stable interior climate in all four of the seasons that the Northeast experiences.

Finding the right products for your residence may require some research. A Trenton window replacement expert can save you time and money by helping you find energy efficient, cost effective units that will enhance the style of your property while keeping your house more comfortable all year round. Take advantage of the online search tools at your fingertips to find a reliable contractor in your area who can give you the results you're looking for at a competitive rate.

Trenton, New Jersey U-Factor and SHGC Ratings for Replacement Windows

When shopping for replacement windows in Trenton, New Jersey or any of its counties, including Burlington County and Mercer County, it is extremely important to purchase windows (and doors) with the correct u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) as rated by Energy Star.

Energy Star determines the u-factor and SHGC that will give you the most energy efficienct replacement windows, skylights, and doors based on your county's climate zone.

The climate zone assigned to your county takes into account how extreme the seasons are in your area. How warm and cold it gets in Trenton determines how well your new windows will need to keep out the cold air and the hot sun.

Below, you will find a table with the climate zones and corresponding u-factor and SHGC ratings for Trenton, New Jersey and Trenton's metro area counties including: Bucks County PA, Burlington County NJ, Camden County NJ, Cecil County MD, Chester County PA, Delaware County PA, Gloucester County NJ, Mercer County NJ, Montgomery County PA, New Castle County DE, Philadelphia County PA, and Salem County NJ.

The climate zone, u-factor and SHGC listed for your county in the Trenton, NJ area will help you to determine which replacement windows, skylights, and doors will maximize energy savings for your home.

To find the Energy Star recommended u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) for your county in the Trenton metro area, simply do the following:

  1. Find your county in the left most column.
  2. Find your climate zone in the orange box to the right of the column with your county's name.
  3. Under the orange box with your climate zone, find the dark grey box with the product you are looking for - window replacements, new doors, or skylights.
  4. Under the product type, you will find the best u-factor and shgc as determined by Energy Star.
  5. When getting quotes from contractors, be sure that your window replacements, new skylights, and/or replacement doors have these ratings to maximize energy efficiency in your home.

If you don't see your home's county above, use the u-factor and solar heat gain co-efficient (SHGC) search tool below to search for your Trenton, NJ area county's recommended window efficiency ratings.

Use the table above or the tool below to search for the specific u-factor and SHGC for your county so that you are educated and have this information on hand in order to maximize the financial return on your investment in new windows, new skylights and/or new doors in the Trenton, New Jersey area.

Remember to research thoroughly prior to making a window replacement or replacement door purchase, regardless of whether you are installing the windows and doors yourself or having them installed by a licensed professional contractor.

Trenton Window Suppliers

Below you will find a list of local window retailers, contractors, installers, and manufacturers in the Trenton area.

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Aspromonti Contracting Co Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2000
 17 Aqua Ter Trenton, NJ 08620
 (609) 259-0024
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Bass Contracting LLC Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2011
 1601 N Willow St Trenton, NJ 08638
 (609) 510-5801
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Blue Knight Hardwood Floors Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2007
 127 US Highway 206 # 33 Trenton, NJ 08610
 (609) 259-0705
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Cook's Glass & Mirror Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1984
 289 Whitehead Rd Trenton, NJ 08619
 (609) 584-0727
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Dasan Building Group Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2016
 242 Route 156 # B Trenton, NJ 08620
 (609) 664-2798
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Dreamworks Remodeling LLC Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2011
 128 Abernethy Dr Trenton, NJ 08618
 (609) 503-9275
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Dreamworks Remodeling LLC Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2013
 62 Grady Ave # B Trenton, NJ 08610
 (609) 638-1688
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Edward Bucci Builders Inc Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1984
 915 Pennsylvania Ave Trenton, NJ 08638
 (609) 278-4300
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Future Solutions Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2012
 120 Route 156 Trenton, NJ 08620
 (609) 888-3970
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H & J Williams-Builder Inc Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1984
 17 Abbott Rd Trenton, NJ 08690
 (609) 587-8500
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Joseph's Cleaning Svc Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2019
 138 Franklin St Trenton, NJ 08611
 (609) 323-5209
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Kammer's Home Improvements Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2012
 119 Morningside Dr Trenton, NJ 08618
 (609) 658-3944
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MAK Construction Corp Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2000
 11 Highbridge Rd Trenton, NJ 08620
 (609) 396-8005
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Master Exterior Renovations Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2017
 1369 S Broad St # 2 Trenton, NJ 08610
 (609) 815-4138
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Materia Steve R Complete Hm Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2010
 2389 S Broad St Trenton, NJ 08610
 (609) 587-7040
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New Outlooks Constr Group Inc Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2005
 1171 US Highway 130 Trenton, NJ 08691
 (609) 208-9993
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Plummer Construction Co Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2010
 466 Church St Trenton, NJ 08620
 (609) 585-7646
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Premier Home Renovations Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2013
 36 W Taylor Ave Trenton, NJ 08610
 (609) 931-9330
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Rain Ware Seamless Gutters Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1989
 PO Box 545 Trenton, NJ 08534
 (609) 895-0596
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Trenton's Roofing & Siding Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2013
 803 Liberty St Trenton, NJ 08611
 (609) 393-6780

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